Newport News Police investigating homicide

Posted at 10:54 PM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 16:41:06-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News is investigating a shooting in the 12800 block of Tahiska Lane Monday night.

Dispatchers received the call shortly before 10 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man, later identified as 23-year-old Lawson C. Breedlove, lying on the ground with gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced Breedlove dead at the scene.

The incident is currently being ruled as a homicide.

Police do not currently have any suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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